Skip to main content

About your Search

20100101
20100131
SPONSOR
SHOW
Today 40
Hannity 39
( more )
STATION
FOXNEWS 366
MSNBC 257
CNN 161
CSPAN 137
WBAL (NBC) 106
WJLA (ABC) 102
WRC (NBC) 101
WMAR (ABC) 97
CNBC 90
WUSA (CBS) 86
WJZ (CBS) 81
CSPAN2 77
WTTG (FOX) 76
HLN 49
WETA 38
WHUT (Howard University Television) 37
( more )
LANGUAGE
English 1931
Spanish 17
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 1,948 (some duplicates have been removed)
FOX News
Jan 19, 2010 12:00am EST
>> sean: it is election eve in massachusetts where tomorrow republicans republican scott brown is now favored to pull off a stunning upset against democrat martha cookly. late breaking polls show the coakley campaign in a free fall this one released by the left leaning public policy polling group has brown leading by a five point margin a poll conducted by the research group has brown with a 7 point lead over coakley. look at this bombshell. insider advantage poll conned for politic co-.com released a short time ago shows brown leading coakley by nine points, here with the latest on the race that everyone is watching and talking about is carl cameron live from boston. it is like a presidential election year once again. >> setting aside presidential campaigns and elections this is the most potentially circumstantial and important election of decades. being look at any poll and democrats will criticize some individually, taken together there's an unmistakeable trend. brown the republican state senator insured into a lead mostly with a margin of error it is shocking democrats across
FOX News
Jan 19, 2010 6:00pm EST
report." election day in massachusetts. deciding who will fill a senate seat democrats have held for more than six decades. and have considered almost a birthright. >> with all dew respect, it's not the kennedy's seat or the democrats' seat. it's the people's seat. >> i think you deserve a senator willing to roll up her sleeves and go to washington, and get to work. >> democrat martha coakley is fighting to secure the party 60th vote for healthcare reform. >> if you were fired up in the last election, i need you more fired up in this election. > >> bret: with president obama's election in the balance. election coverage from boston. we have reports from our team and expert analysis from steve heys, a.b. stoddard, charles krauthammer and brit hume. "special report" starts right now. ♪ ♪ >> welcome to boston. i'm bret baier. special elections even for senate seats normally don't get that much attention. even locally. and very little national notice. but this is filled with story lines that go beyond the massachusetts border. we have team coverage. jim angle is in washington with how
FOX News
Jan 19, 2010 11:00pm EST
. >> take a look at the big picture issues. most of us haven't from massachusetts. i am curious. what was he like as a state senator? was he an effective state senator? >> sure. and well liked. it's important when you discuss health care that they have virtual complete health care in massachusetts something that was passed under former massachusetts republican governor mitt romney. there have been budget concerns about the way the state has escalated in massachusetts. there is a statement experienced with health care from the government. and they're experiencing problems, raising doubts. they don't think that they should be held responsible for helping to pay for the rest of the country. they've got it here, there is a lot of concerns and today, scott rasmussen's poll suggested number-one issue here, is health care. >> carl, thank you. >>. >> greta: molly line is live at the headquarters of martha coakley. molly? >> reporter: hay, greta. things are quiet here, it's an empty room. a bunch of journalists and clean up crews. martha coakley called to concede to scott brown today to thank him
FOX News
Jan 19, 2010 9:00pm EST
>> sean: this is a fox news election alert. the polls in massachusetts are closed. the returns are pouring in. the race remains too close to call between brown and coakley. we will be bringing you live coverage over the next hour. governor mitt romney will be joining us. first we check in with campaign carl cameron at the brown campaign headquarters. the doug flutie ban just finished behind you what is going on in on the ground? >> reporter: they are not looking for hail matters cash hail miers. scott brown seems to be leading the parade on this election day. the room is filled here. easily a couple thousand folks across massachusetts for the past week they've been watching the polls suggesting scott brown will pull off the upset in the last half century near. -- sean and -- >> sean: apparently we lost carl. we'll go back to paul in a minute. molly is standing by at martha coakley's headquarters. the crowd seems not as energetic, not as enthusiastic and not as large as what is happening at the brown campaign. >> reporter: considering the moment we are in now at the coakley ballroom
FOX News
Jan 21, 2010 4:00am EST
will have courtesy visits with members of the massachusetts congressional delegation tomorrow. all of them democrat. he'll meet with the republican leader mitch mcconnell of kentucky and former republican presidential nominee john mccain but then back to massachusetts where his daughter has a basketball game he wants to see tomorrow. he's eager and impatient to get to work, he says. >> it's important that we hit the ground running because there is very important issues facing our country. >> reporter: the morning after his historic upset win to the senate, republican scott brown said his decisive victory should allow him to begin work right away. >> since the election is not in doubt, i'm hopeful that the senate will seat me on the basis of those unofficial returns. we're going down tomorrow. >> reporter: the immediate impact of his election will be felt in the healthcare debate. now that the democrats no longer have a filibuster-proof majority. >> the number one thing i've heard is people are tired of business as usual. what does that mean? that means the behind-the-scenes deals, neb
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2010 5:00pm EST
who ran martha cokley's campaign. those massachusetts independents, think about it, have always voted democratic. in other words yesterday people who voted democratic their whole lives went republican and for a republican conservative. what is with this ideological shift? we begin with a stunning victory by republican scott brown up in massachusetts. we are joined by white house senior aid david axelrod. david, it is a big day in american politics. let's look at what the republicans are saying right now about what happened in massachusetts in that senate race yesterday. >> last night a shot was fired around this nation. a shot was fired saying, no more business as usual in washington, d.c. >> you've heard what the speaker said yesterday and what the majority leader said. we are going to find some way to push this over the line. it is that kind of arrogance that has the american people about ready to pull their hair out and throw every democrat out of here. >> the election last night in massachusetts for senator-elect brown was much about an election that rejected arrogance. much
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2010 12:00am EST
virginia and in new jersey and now in massachusetts. that's exactly what scott brown tried to tap into this this campaign. and tonight in his acceptance speech he said this, tonight the independent majority has delivered a great victory. and he said, this is the people's seat. and that caused this crowd to erupt. the idea is not ted kennedy's seat, but it's the people's seat. i can also report to you that vicki kennedy, the widow of the late senator ted kennedy was called by scott brown tonight. he said that he called her and he said that he hoped he could do ted kennedy proud in that seat. i thought it was a nice touch. when he praised ted kennedy, this crowd got silent. this evening it was very partisan because this campaign when he actually had a republican crowd shouting "yes, we can" and john kerry's next in terms of taking him out. vicki kennedy was not here in massachusetts tonight. i'm told she was at a long-planned function back in d.c., but clearly this has been a very difficult night for her, according to one aid given that now her husband's late seat has gone republica
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2010 9:00pm EST
weird day here in massachusetts. and honestly, a weird culmination to a really important senate race. as is usually the case in special elections, voter turnout is the key tonight. the high voter turnout, especially in urban areas would benefit martha coakley. the turnout in boston appeared to be high earlier in the day. tonight then, a democratic operative told the washington post "boston turned out numbers not good for coakley." but as much of these things often are, before we get the hard numbers, there was conflicting information. the secretary of state's office released information saying the actual turnout numbers in boston as of 3:00 p.m. were roughly on par for the 2006 election. that's a big deal, because in 2006 that was a real election. not that this one isn't real, but this one is a special election. there's only one line on the ballot. in 2006, that was a traditional midterm election, and if turnout in boston was on par with what it had been for a real election in 2006, in a would have been seen as good news for martha coakley today. a rasmussen election day poll found p
FOX News
Jan 20, 2010 9:00pm EST
at 8:00 tonight. the polls in massachusetts are closed and the republicans returns are pouring in. scott brown the republican will win the massachusetts special election. >> i just off the phone with scott brown. i've offered him my congratulations. >> this does change everything. >> this in many ways a national referendum. >> an election that will shock the political world and have reverberations all around washington. >> time to end business as usual. >> what happened here in mass mats can happen all over america! -- here in massachusetts, can happen all over america! >> sean: we are one day removed from the shot heard round the world the stunning come from behind victory by republican scott brown in the massachusetts special election. the sweeping victory by the gop in the bluest of blue states no doubt has democrats across the country extremely worried about their chances for reelection. on behalf of the rest of the nation massachusetts voters put an abrupt end to the democrats' super majority in the senate now the health care reform bill is in serious jeopardy. earlier today
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2010 6:00pm EST
opportunity to make a difference in washington. one of the things we saw in massachusetts is people reacting to the blacks of checks and balances here. -- the lack of checks and balances here. guest: scott brown was raising $1 million a day by the end of the campaign. is any of that fund raising energy it washing over into 2010, the national party? guest: committees do not see the same thing that individual can it its due, in terms of excitement when it comes to fund raising, particularly on line. scott brown's campaign raised $2.6 million online in one day. there were people like me and others who were calling their supporters across the country and saying, here is a great opportunity. here is a web site you can send a donation in. help pull off the massachusetts miracle. guest: should we be thinking about the fact that we could see a 50/50 senate in 2011? guest: are reluctant to mention numbers. what a difference a year makes in terms of the president's popularity and what has happened now in new jersey, virginia and now massachusetts. i think it is going to be a new year for us.
FOX News
Jan 20, 2010 1:00am EST
table tonight in massachusetts winning this senate seat. now scott brown goes to washington, already telling people what he intends to do. making the point that voters rejected the health care plan, the closed door deals saying that has to stop. suggestions already being advanced by republicans across the country this is now time to start from scratch on health care and try to bring republicans back into the negotiating table. scott brown's victory tonight, truly historic. he also mentioned foreign policy the idea that terrorists shouldn't have special [ inaudible ] scott brown's victory tonight has clearly wowed this massachusetts republican hall. it also filled with independents and even democrats. the accomplishment can't be overstated. it is going to cause political science books and history books of massachusetts to be revised and all tactical and strategic thinking in washington on behalf of majority democrats in the absence of their filibuster majority now has to be restructured. the notion that democrats might go forward with the president's agenda specific to health
CNN
Jan 19, 2010 9:00pm EST
eastern pacific, and then we'll be back at 11:00 pacific dealing with the senate seat in massachusetts. and we'll have live coverage from haiti tonight. wolf live on this special election. wolf? >> the votes are enormous. 57% of the precincts have reported. scott brown, larry, the republican in massachusetts with 53% to martha coakley, the democrat 46%. he's building up almost 100,000 lead right now, 653 to 575,000, so he's doing well, but once again, they still have a lot of votes yet to be counted. i will say this, larry. they're coming in, the votes in massachusetts, very quickly, so we're going to get a lot of results over the course of the next hour. at some point, i assume, we'll be able to project a winner. we'll do it if we can this hour or we'll do it and wait. >> we'll hang right with you. let's go to john king. he's in brown headquarters, the park plaza in boston. john is a veteran of boston politics. how much of the votes are from urban areas? >> that's the great question, larry, because right now 30% of the precincts in boston has reported in boston. martha coakley, the de
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2010 6:00pm EST
sorts is coming in massachusetts. danger is looming for health care reform. the people of massachusetts head to the polls tomorrow and will take over the seat to decide who will take over the seat of former senator ted kennedy. a recent poll shows brown ahead and boston trying to rally the troops to rev up the troops in support of coakley and taking full advantage of this, they put out a new television ad featuring the president's remarks. >> martha has lived those struggles. she's fought for the people of massachusetts every single day. she went after big insurance companies, took on predatory lenders. that's what martha coakley is about. every voice matters. we need you on tuesday. >> the president spending his political capital on the road. here's the question for massachusetts voters in all of this. what has president obama done to make you think you need to stop his agenda? scott brown is a young generation. and he will do anything to see president obama fail. he's right in lock with the dimensest of the world. do you remember this? >> it will be his waterloo. it will
FOX News
Jan 20, 2010 4:00am EST
massachusetts in the u.s. senate. we are waiting for brown's speech now back to martha coakley's concession speech. >> he called me before i came on stage to say we can't win them all, he knows that better than any as he told me. but he appreciates what i did and what you did and he said to extend his heartfelt thanks to everybody who worked on the came pain. as i know from losing -- campaign. as i know from losing a campaign several years ago writing a little piece about it for the herald, i feel strongly about if you do not run you cannot win. and you don't always win all of the time, but you put in your best efforts. sometime it is more important to travel hopefully than to arrive. in some ways -- [ applause ] >> we will continue to travel hopefully, i know that. i know that many of you have the great pleasure of seeing president clinton, as he was out on the campaign trail. i want to thank him. particularly, i need to send my thanks and i know yours to vicki kennedy who campaigned with me all weekend. [ applause ] >> to vicki who is the source of dignity and grace and warmth
FOX News
Jan 19, 2010 10:00pm EST
to represent massachusetts in the u.s. senate. we are waiting for brown's speech now back to martha coakley's concession speech. >> he called me before i came on stage to say we can't win them all, he knows that better than any as he told me. but he appreciates what i did and what you did and he said to extend his heartfelt thanks to everybody who worked on the came pain. as i know from losing -- campaign. as i know from losing a campaign several years ago writing a little piece about it for the herald, i feel strongly about if you do not run you cannot win. and you don't always win all of the time, but you put in your best efforts. sometime it is more important to travel hopefully than to arrive. in some ways -- [ applause ] >> we will continue to travel hopefully, i know that. i know that many of you have the great pleasure of seeing president clinton, as he was out on the campaign trail. i want to thank him. particularly, i need to send my thanks and i know yours to vicki kennedy who campaigned with me all weekend. [ applause ] >> to vicki who is the source of dignity and grace a
ABC
Jan 19, 2010 11:35pm EST
reverberating around the nation from massachusetts. in a state where there are three times as many registered democrats as republicans, the republican state senator scott brown has defeated massachusetts attorney general martha coakley, the democrat, winning the senate seat held by senator edward kennedy for nearly 47 years. the moment is ripe with irony. brown, who ran on his opposition to the president's health care plan will take the seat of the man who spent much of his life working to see just such a bill pass. john berman begins our coverage tonight from scott brown's campaign celebration. john? >> reporter: it was the end of august. ted kennedy, laid to rest. no one in massachusetts, no one in the world, could ever imagine then that his seat would fall into republican hands. >> go scott go! >> tonight the independent voice of massachusetts has spoken! this senate seat belongs to no one person. no one political party. and as i said before, and you've heard it today and you'll hear it loud and clear, this is the people's seat! >> reporter: why would they imagine this? ted kenn
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2010 10:00am EST
brown, the senator-elect from massachusetts as he declared victory. he will likely be sworn in in the week ahead. joining us on "newsmakers" on this sunday is the chair of the republican senatorial campaign committee, senator john cornyn. in the walter is with us as well as recliick klein and amy walter. has scott brown's win h elped you? guest: it has energized people across the country. not just republicans. we saw his broad appeal to democrats and independents. it has energized a lot of people and given them hope they can take their country back against what they see as -- washington, d.c. with a tin ear, having too many meetings behind closed doors.. do not have any announcements in terms of new recruits, but we already had some great recruits. i have to tell you there are more common in the days ahead. host: can you tell us the states to watch? guest: we will get more contested primaries in a number of states, possibly in arkansas, possibly in nevada. there is no specific announcements but i think everyone needs to keep their eye on what is happening, because there are a lot more
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2010 5:00pm EST
sweat close elections. mr. mayor, why is boston, why is massachusetts, the bay state, liberal massachusetts worried about reelecting a democratic senator -- or electing one, rather? >> i think this campaign has been all about the obama agenda, to stop the agenda in washington, and move the country backwards. i think health care has really been the issue this whole campaign. i think, you know, scott brown has really got a tide. you know, they spent over $6 million in that state. they brought in all these outsiders to get involved in the campaign. the crowds are built by folks from outside. they ran a good campaign, the republicans. >> this guy is not running on charm or good looks or what do you call it, charisma. he's saying, i'm going to kill health care. i'm going to be the 41st senator to kill it dead. this is a clear-cut voter choice on health care, right? >> no question about it. i think most americans don't understand the health care issue. they're confused about it. we know when you have reform, but they don't know what the bill contains. >> but they're saying no with o
FOX News
Jan 14, 2010 12:00am EST
tonight. now, meanwhile all eyes on the senate race in massachusetts. democrats scramble to save their super majority the race has democrats acting desperate. last night the weekly standard's john mccormick was shoved to the ground by a democratic operative after asking this simple question. >> there are no terrorists in afghanistan, you stand by that? >> did someone else have a question? >> the operative can be seen on the right coke sli on the left. standing by, watching this situation unfold and doing nothing. and meehan saying quote, last evening i was a little too aggressive trying to help the attorney general get to her car and catch a flight. joining me with more on this is the man in the center of it all, john mccormick. john, i understand you got bruised and had a ripped-up suit. how are you holding snup its not too bad. >> you got a call from meehan who says, quote i apologize for my part. how did the apology go? >> i mean, he was very apologetic to me. i asked if he disputed anything i wrote. he said no. so pretty much all i can do is say, to him for apology and accept it. >
CNN
Jan 24, 2010 11:00am EST
we break it all down with bill bennett and donna brazile, two key pollsters in the massachusetts race and the best political team on television. "state of the union sound of sunday" for january 24th. >>> the white house this sunday says creating jobs will be the big focus of the president's state of the union address later this week. top adviser david axelrod defends last year's big stimulus plan but says it's clear from the big republican upset in the massachusetts senate race that voters there and across the country believe it didn't do enough. >> the recovery act the president passed has created more than or saved more than 2 million jobs but against 7 million that is cold comfort to those who are still looking so we have a big problem and believe me, the president is working on that day and night and you'll hear in the state of the union some of his ideas about additional steps that we can take to help create and stir hiring around the country. >> another top white house aide says yes, voters are angry about the economy and partisanship in washington but press secretary rober
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2010 7:00pm EST
in massachusetts, everybody picks up a paper tomorrow, or watches telephone late tonight when we give them the results, they'll say it is a loss for health care, it is a loss for democrats because this guy, this attractive candidate scott brown saidfy get ele fif i get electe to kill health care. >> it is not a loss for the president. it is a repudiation -- >> it is a repudiation of health care. >> i don't agree. >> he says it is. >> i know. and martha coakley never got up and fought back and said the health care bill helps massachusetts because of what it does on medicaid funding. they let him give the sense that massachusetts already has health care so why would we want to pay for other people? but she never explained that. respects are a lot better at handling this kind of thing. we both saw it in the early '80s than democrats. ronald reagan was a 35% approval in january of 83. reaganomics in '82 was 2-1 popular in the country. he just pushed ahead, pushed ahead, when the economy recovered he got the benefit of the landslide. george bush under the prescription drug benefit under me
FOX News
Jan 18, 2010 10:00pm EST
with us. >> greta: tonight who and what if? who is going to win and what if? boston, massachusetts epicenter of the historic battle for the late ted kennedy's cease. senator reid filibuster majority hangs in the balance so does health care. could a stunner be coming. according to polling brown leads coakley by five points. it is still anyone's race. it is hot here, isn't it? and freezing out but hot in the state. >> not just the hottest race in the country probably the hostess barring presidential campaigns maybe in the last 50 years there's so much that can be change. not just massachusetts gets a new senator all the things that you talked about. the 2010 midterms could be impacted. even, this is a pitt of a stretch early it could impact the president's reelection in 2012. this is a national referendum on a lot. brown tries to not let that responsibility on his shoulders wear him down. he's had an amazing turn-out. he have which where you go there are people from all over the country coming to root him on. you done see that kind of intensity in coakley's organization. >> greta: sh
FOX News
Jan 24, 2010 2:00pm EST
celebrate their victory in massachusetts but have their eye on a bigger prize in november. we handicap gop chances to cut into the democratic majority with john cornyn, chairman of the republican senate campaign committee and obama administration takes aim at wall street again. we'll ask our sunday regular legislators if this new populism is smart politics and good business all right now on "fox news sunday." >>> hello again from fox news in washington. joining us now one of the president's top advisors, without press secretary robert gibbs. welcome back. >> thanks for having me. >> start with the effort to get ben bernanke a second term as chairman of the federal reserve. do you have the 60 votes needed for confirm mission. >> you saw the statement from judd greg, republican, a chris dodd working to get in a bipartisan fashion to ensure statement stability in the financial system by approval ben bernanke for a second term. we believe he will be confirmed. i hope that you'll ask senator cornyn and others in later segments to come out and support some of that stability in our financial
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2010 9:00am EST
forecast for most of massachusetts today. let's bring in nbc meteorologist bill karins to tell us exactly what the forecast is going to look like when folks come home from work today as well and decide if they have time to vote. >> this is going to be interesting, how it affects the actual election voting and turn out today. we have light snow covering most of the state. the worst of it today will be interstate 90 northwards. this is a look at interstate 90 and route 3 right now. we're already looking at heavy traffic. roads are, for the most part, wet, but you can see, it's not a pretty day out there in much of the bay state. the forecast does call for temperatures to go above freezing. the roads should be okay. we're calling for 1 to 2 inches of snow north of the turnpike. kind of the bottom line is people, it's going to take longer to get to work today. it's also going to take longer to get home. that's a little extra chunk of time eliminated from their day. it will be worse in the suburbs than it will be in the cities. i'll let chuck and savannah decipher what that means. >> t
FOX News
Jan 25, 2010 2:00am EST
a "fox news sunday" exclusive. republicans celebrate their victory in massachusetts but have their eye on a bigger prize in november. we handicap gop chances to cut into the democratic majority with john cornyn, chairman of the republican senate campaign committee and obama administration takes aim at wall street again. we'll ask our sunday regular legislators if this new populism is smart politics and good business all right now on "fox news sunday." >>> hello again from fox news in washington. joining us now one of the president's top advisors, without press secretary robert gibbs. welcome back. >> thanks for having me. >> start with the effort to get ben bernanke a second term as chairman of the federal reserve. do you have the 60 votes needed for confirm mission. >> you saw the statement from judd greg, republican, a chris dodd working to get in a bipartisan fashion to ensure statement stability in the financial system by approval ben bernanke for a second term. we believe he will be confirmed. i hope that you'll ask senator cornyn and others in later segments to come out and s
FOX News
Jan 13, 2010 9:00pm EST
. >> meanwhile, all eyes are on the senate race in massachusetts. as the democrats scramble to save their 60 vote super majority the race between coakley and brunt has democrats acting desperate. last night john mccormick was shoved to the ground by a democratic operative after asking coakley this simple question. >> you stand by that? >> i'm sorry did someone else have a question? >> sean: the operative can be seen , coakley on the left standing by watching the situation unfold and doing nothing. meehan issued a statement saying last evening i was a little too aggressive trying to help the attorney general get to her car and catch a flight. joining with more the man in the center of it all john mccormick. i understand you got bruised and had a ripped up suit how are you holding up? >> just fine, not too bad. >> sean: you got a call from meehan earlier today he says apologize for my part. how did the apology go? >> i mean, he was very apologetic to me. i asked him if he disputed anything i wrote? he said no. pretty much all i could do is thank him for his apology and accept it. >> sean: h
FOX News
Jan 20, 2010 12:00am EST
focused on issues i believe everybody in massachusetts does care about and everybody in this country should be focused on as we go forward. i want to say a very sincere and loving thank you to my husband tom, thank you. i had him out on the campaign trail for the last couple days and i can tell you that there are two dogs who are very happy about tonight's results. because we'ring to be back with him. i have to thank my family. many of whom are here behind me tonight. my sisters. and ann, jane, mary are all here my nephews and nieces and grand nieces. terrific staff. on our campaign. if you worked with our staff with kevin and dennis and ml and everybody else who gave sweat, blood tears and all of their time to this campaign you know how much heart and soul we've put into it and it was my honor to be working with them and with you during this campaign. you have been some ways become an extended family for me. as i tell folks in the ag office my extended dysfunctional family but that is okay. i will never forget the passion and the energy and the soul that we brought to this and that
MSNBC
Jan 19, 2010 6:00am EST
than an hour, as we said, the polls will open in massachusetts where a special election is seen as a major test for the democratic party and for president obama's policies. just weeks ago, democrat martha coakley was cruising to victory to fill the seat left open by the late senator ted kennedy. but following a lackluster campaign, republican scott brown now has the momentum and the potential for an historic upset. msnbc chief washington correspondent norah o'donnell in boston this morning, better known as the cheers bar. you look a lot warmer this morning, norah. give us a sense of -- polls open in an hour. what do things look like now? >> reporter: well, democrats are bracing for a devastating defeat that could hand the republican party 41 votes in the senate and perhaps kill barack obama's health care reform. so they are worried. they are trying to do everything they can at the last moment to try and pull out this race with a get-out-the-vote operation with all the democratic mayors and local polls trying to sort of get out the vote this very -- you know, today when the polls open
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2010 9:00am EST
. and on the big issue of health care, which played out in massachusetts yesterday. we showed in sour poll that back in april, the number of people who think that the health care plan that obama has is a bad idea has risen 20 percentage points in just a year. that's really tough for the presidency. also, when president obama was elected back in 2008, there was a sense that the government, that there were actions for the government to take a bigger roll. our poll reflects the public doesn't have that appetite for government intervention. that comes after the bailouts, the stimulus, the bailouts of gm. that's the political dilemma that the white house faces right now. >> one piece of good news for him is what? >> that people still like him. personally, americans, three quarters of the public really like president obama. that is a politically powerful force, particularly in this economic climate for him right now. >> mark murray, deputy political director. we'll have more on the poll as we go on this morning, but thanks for that. >>> we'll move on to haiti now. another big scare there th
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 12:00am EST
. >> meanwhile, the massachusetts senate race is getting more exciting by the day. tonight news out of the bay state is good for republicans. latest poll has scott brown ahead of coakley by four points. coakley isn't doing anything to help her chances. in a radio interview yesterday she took a swipe at pro lifers and catholics. here's what she told radio host about those who would hesitate to prescribe the morning after pill based on their deeply held religious beliefs. >> the losses -- the law says people are allowed to have that you can have religious freedom you probably shouldn't work in an emergency room. >> i wonder if coakley thinks catholics should be denied jobs in emergency rooms on the basis of their religion or voluntarily quit? believable. as if coakley isn't doing enough damage on her own the democratic party is pitching in. senator campaign committee released this ad, including intended to suggest that scott brown is cozy with wall street bigwigs using images of the world trade center as well as destroyed marriott hotel on the western side in a testament to how desper
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2010 1:00pm EST
the top priority of people even outside of massachusetts to say nothing of the people in massachusetts who already have health care and feel they will be double charged for it. they are not feeling generous towards the rest of the country. here are your own democrats. take a look at the massachusetts dem contract on "morning joe" today on where going back to the beginning. he sounds like john mccain. let's watch. >> i think what we are going to have to do is do it on an incremental basis. there are aspects in both bills that have broad support. some of it bipartisan. i think that we take those measures and bring them to the floor and vote on them. and explain them. there's a lot of misinformation about it. and we have to simplify it. that's the way to address it. >> he is talking about taking it piece by piece and this is what senator evan bayh had to say. jim jim webb in virginia -- going back to webb and mccain -- >> let's talk about that for a second. i told totally agree with senator webb. i know the president does, too. the people of massachusetts have elected a new
FOX News
Jan 19, 2010 4:00pm EST
republican? we don't know. here's what we do know. huge lines at some massachusetts polling sites. some like they've never seen. you would think they're voting for president or maybe they're sending a message to this president because republican senatorial candidate scott brown shouldn't be leading but he is. should it be staying a true blue bastion? increasing signs it is not. new jersey, the first democratic bastion to show cracks and today swearing in chris cristie to give him a crack and in apparently new jersey, giving the celebrities a heave-ho. no tuxedos or gowns, apparently just a lot of pizza. no big deal message for the garden state. the same one about to play out for the bay state? with us, the guy close by in the ocean state. rhode island's republican governor, what do you make of this that there's something -- what's happening here? >> well, it's seismic actually. as you said in your lead in, nobody would have thought this would be possible a few months ago, a few weeks ago. the fact that scott brown is surging the way he is with the kind of groundswell of support that's pretty
FOX News
Jan 18, 2010 6:00pm EST
that loves its sports the massachusetts senate race could be turning into one of those miracle on ice. david versus goliath story. relatively unknown republican could be 24 hours from staging one of the biggest political upsets ever. karl cameron reports on a day before the election that was never supposed to be close. >> greeting the hockey fans, scott brown on the brink of the once unthinkable, winning the late ted kennedy's seat for the gop. >> this race is more than just the healthcare bill. it's really about the lack of civility in washington and no conversation. a lot is done behind closed doors. it's inappropriate. we can do better. >> the latest poll shows brown has come from behind and surged ahead of state attorney general martha coakley who this morning campaigned at martin luther king jr. day breakfast. >> i asked for your vote tomorrow. on tuesday the 19, i would be honored to go to washington and work for you and with you. >> brown attended but chose not to speak at the mlk breakfast and accused coakley of desperation. >> i certainly didn't realize this was a rally f
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 11:00pm EST
>> this week on "the journal editorial report" a showdown in massachusetts that could have implications for the democratic agenda. big term elections ahead. the president tries to get out ahead of renewed anger over big bonuses. will the move end up costing you? the nfl takes its game to the supreme court. owners and players square off in a case thaktd reshape professional football. >> welcome to "the journal he had coreial repo editorial repo" the footba political season kic. massachusetts the late senator ted kennedy has been replaced it is a sure thing for martha coakley it turned into a toss up. a brown win would be a crushing defeat for president obama and democrats who would lose their 60 seat majority in the senate as well as a crucial healthcare vote. joining the panel this week wall street columnist and deputy editor dan henning ger and dorothy robinowitz and jason riot. some of the handicappers are moving this from sure thing to tossup in a state that barack obama carried by 26 points. what's behind the scott brown surge? >> well, i think what's mainly behind it,
ABC
Jan 20, 2010 11:35pm EST
>>> tonight on "nightline," president obama with the exclusive. a day after massachusetts voters deal a stinging rebuke to the democratic party and his ambitious agenda, the president goes one on one with george stephanopoulos. >>> plus, presidency in peril? at this pivotal moment in a difficult year, the president answers his critics. but with health care in the balance, can he reset the tone? >>> the tough questions, the candid answers. a special edition of "nightline," president obama, the first year, starts right now. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, martin bashir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, this is "nightline," january 20th, 2010. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. we begin tonight with politics, and an exclusive interview with president barack obama. exactly one year to the day after he was sworn into office. the timing couldn't be more critical, with democrats licking their wounds after a stunning special election upset in massachusetts, with republican scott brown winning the seat that was once ted kennedy's. the presid
CBS
Jan 23, 2010 7:30pm EST
candidate massachusetts attorney general martha coakley. brown will answer the u.s. senate as the 41st republican. that ends the democrats' filibuster-proof 60-seat super majority. is the massachusetts republican senator scott brown -- here's scott brown on the issues. terrorism. >> in dealing with terrorists, our tax dollars, our tax dollars should pay for weapons to stop them and not lawyers to defend them! >> fiscal responsibility. >> no more hiding costs, concealing taxes, collaborating with the special interests and leaving more trillions in debt for our children to pay. >> obama care. >> it will raise taxes. it will hurt medicare. it will destroy jobs and run our nation deeper into debt. >> universal health care? >> i think it's important for everyone to get some form of health care so to offer a basic plan for everybody, i think,important. >> new breed republican. >> maybe there's a new breed of republican coming to washington. maybe people will finally look at somebody who's not beholden to the special interests of the party and who will know, just to solve problems. >> questio
FOX News
Jan 16, 2010 4:00am EST
shay have done? president obama is heading to massachusetts to try to salvage a senate race that is slipping away from the democrats with key issue is healthcare. and the democrats scramble to forge a single bill. that plus the fox all-star and the friday lightning round. "special report" starts now. welcome to washington. i'm jim angle in for bret baier. some 10,000 american troops expected in earthquake ravaged haiti by monday as the world mobilizes a mantarian crusade for the living and tries to dig out the dead. correspondent steve harrigan is live in port-au-prince. good evening, steve. >> jim, when all the buildings has been knocked down, use the street for everything, for a home, bathroom and for some it's become a cemetery. we are seeing a rescue operation right here on the side of the road. it's ordinary nations using their own bear hands to try to pull people of the of the rubble. in this case, for this woman, it looks like they've gotten here too late. the basics here still aren't getting done like picking up bodies. a corpse in the road covered with flies. no one has mov
MSNBC
Jan 20, 2010 6:00am EST
joe, for the president's agenda now. >> you need to say a republican that won in massachusetts. a republican that won in a state that gave barack obama a 27% victory last year. a republican, and i think this is really the most damning aspect of this story for the obama white house and democrats on capitol hill. a republican that doesn't have a coherent party working behind him. that sometimes they say, mike barnicle, you can beat something with nothing. and i don't speak of scott brown, but i speak of his party, and it's -- any way you look at it, this is a rejection of barack obama, nancy pelosi, health care, and, of course, martha coakley and her terrible campaign. >> what's interesting to me is that scott brown, last night, in his victory statement, didn't use the word republican one time. one time. he mentioned independent and he was independent and the independent voters of massachusetts, and he was absolutely correct about that. and as far as the president goes, it is, indeed, i think a repudiation of everything that's on the table in washington. because of the lack of -- an
FOX News
Jan 19, 2010 5:00am EST
to be on your side? >> bill: president obama putting his credibility on the line in massachusetts. if the democrats lose ted kennedy's senate seat, will the president be in dire trouble? karl rove, sally quinn and brit hume on that. >> the far left attacking fox news for its coverage of haiti. even while fox dominates the ratings. we will tell you what is behind the big lies. >> nbc has been calling me every name in the book. in fact, they think i'm such an idiot they now want me to run the network. >> bill: and say goodbye to conan o'brien but he isn't leaving nbc quietly. >> if nbc doesn't want people to see me, just leave me on nbc. >> bernie goldberg with the latest. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thank you for watching us tonight. president obama laying it all on the line in massachusetts and that is the subject of the talking points memo. the president went to the bay state to prop up the fading campaign of democrat martha coakley who was once considered a shoe in for ted kennedy's seat. now, s
FOX News
Jan 20, 2010 4:00pm EST
>> neil: thank you. slowed but clearly not stopped. >> regardless of what happens in massachusetts we face a set of circumstances that have to be addressed. >> i don't believe people came all this way and are going to walk away. it would be a terrible mistake. >> we will move forward with their considerations in mind. but we will move forward for healthcare reform. [ applause ] >> neil: is a stumble but hardly humble. welcome, i'm neil cavuto, you thought democrats aren't done thinking big just because that guy won big. get a lot of the spending. healthcare still on, stimulus still on. the battle with the republicans still on. to rudy giuliani who says this is proof the democrats are way off their rocker. what do you make of that? >> i don't see how they're not getting the message. i don't know how many times you have to get hit in the head. >> neil: they got the message harry reid and the president are saying don't rush this ahead of scott brown being seated. >> the message is clear. the american people do not want the healthcare reform that president obama is presenting to them.
FOX News
Jan 21, 2010 5:00am EST
bill o'reilly is next. bill: tonight, the people of massachusetts have spoken for the rest of america. stop this process. >> after scott brown's victory republicans are elated. democrats deflated. >> we heard, we will heed, we will move for. >> how much damage has been done to president obama and his an yen ? dick mori, joe trippi and dennis miller with analysis. >> bill: what does sarah palin do for fun? she will tell us how she unwinds. >> we eat, therefore we hunt. bill: the factor begins right now. ♪ ♪ ♪ bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly thanks for watching us tonight. president obama lose power. the subject of this evening's talking points memo. if you strip away all the partisan blather and there's plenty one important thing emerges from the republican victory last night in massachusetts. president obama has lost momentum. the president took a huge gamble last sunday traveling to massachusetts to support martha coakley. it did not work. this largely democratic state rejected the president, miss coakley and liberal politics. now obama care is in jeopardy. no question inde
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 1,948 (some duplicates have been removed)